Child Care Apprentice

Rathbone Training
High Peak
£3.50 per hour
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in Childcare with the chance to gain a level 3 childcare qualification in a busy children's nursery. They are looking for someone who has a passion to deliver a high quality care and education to young children as well as having an interest in early year’s development.

This is a great opportunity for you to work at a busy children’s Nursery. You will gain a Level 3 qualification in Child Care (Early years Educator). You will gain valuable experience in all aspects of working with young children aged 0-5. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to work progress in the Child Care industry. You should already have a level 2 in Childcare.

Main Duties:

  • Contribute to good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the Mentor/Room Leader from time-to-time
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery’s Equal Opportunities policy
  • Look upon the nursery as a "whole" where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of all individual children
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • To be aware of all emergency and Fire Safety procedures
  • To be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • To understand that, as part of training, you will be required to move to other parts of the nursery
  • To attend team meetings and participate in sharing ideas
  • Under supervision provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • To assist with meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To attend all training relevant to the role and deemed appropriate by the manager/training provider
  • To be aware of the nursery’s confidentiality policy and all other policies the manager deems appropriate
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To attend out of working hour’s activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events etc.
Desired skills
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good with and comfortable with children age 0 – 5 years old
Personal qualities
  • Good positive attitude
  • Hard working
  • Reliable
Qualifications required
  • Level 2 qualification in childcare as you will be progressing onto level 3
Future prospectsPermanent position for the right candidate

Training to be providedEarly Years Educator Level 3

Working week
  • Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
  • Total hours per week: 37.00
Weekly wage£129.50

Expected apprenticeship duration18 months

Apprenticeship level
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Closing date30 Nov 2017

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